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Gig pick: ONE OK ROCK at Algonquin Commons Theatre – 07.21.2017

Coming into town this Friday are Japanese heavy hitters ONE OK ROCK, bringing their own brand of alternative music to Algonquin Commons Theatre. With millions of fans worldwide, the quartet regularly play arena shows in Japan that can hold over 20,000 people. Now is the chance to see them at an intimate venue on their first trip to Ottawa.

Photo by Terry Steeves.

Gig Photos: Day 10 at Bluesfest

Legendary performers Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers closed out year number 24 of Ottawa Bluesfest with a 2-hour long show on the City Stage that drew large-scaled numbers. Earlier in the night, country star Tim Hicks played to an energetic crowd. High Waters, Claude Munson and more also performed on the final night.

Old Man Grant. Photo by Terry Steeves.

Bluesfest Local Highlight: Old Man Grant

Those that wandered into the Barney Danson Theatre during Bluesfest early Friday night were treated to something more than your average bluegrass band. Ottawa trio Old Man Grant whipped up their own brand of bluegrass brew that had flavours of country, folk, New Orleans dixieland, and a hefty heaping of foot-stomping hillbilly goodness.

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